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Thursday, 31 December 2015

Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone. Here is my history of New Year www.localhistories.org/newyear.html   

Sunday, 27 December 2015

Johannes Kepler

Happy birthday Johannes Kepler (1571) one of the great astronomers of the 17th century. www.localhistories.org/kepler.html 

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everybody. The phrase Merry Christmas was first recorded in a letter in 1534. www.localhistories.org/christmas.html  

Monday, 21 December 2015

Crosswords

Happy birthday crosswords. The first one was published in a newspaper on 21 December 1913. It was by Arthur Wynne. Well done Arthur. www.localhistories.org/games.html

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Humphry Davy

Happy birthday Humphry Davy (1778) . He is famous for inventing the safety lamp for miners but he also discovered barium, calcium, magnesium, potassium and sodium. He was a brilliant man. www.localhistories.org/science.html   

Friday, 11 December 2015

Thursday, 10 December 2015